Marcus Crews

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Loyola Marymount University

Marcus Crews is Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at Loyola Marymount University. His research interests lie at the intersection of entrepreneurship and strategic management, and are complemented by integrating theoretical perspectives and research methods from psychology and cognitive science. In particular, Dr. Crews’s research focuses on psychological determinants of entrepreneurs’ behavior and examines the relationship between entrepreneurs’ cognitions and behaviors such as market entry, resource acquisition, business model design, and performance appraisal. Prof. Crews has conducted research supported by grants from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and National Science Foundation (NSF) and has published in peer-reviewed journals including Small Business Economics, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, and other outlets. He earned his BA in Psychology, MBA with specializations in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management, and Ph.D. in Organization Management from Rutgers University, where he was James Dickson Carr scholar and Presidential Graduate Fellow. As an entrepreneur, he has won several awards, has been involved with nearly a dozen startups as founder or as an early employee/consultant, and he holds five certificates in various areas of entrepreneurial management for research/science/technology-intensive ventures.